Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Molecular Biology Skills Salary in Los Angeles, California

$80,981
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$3,125
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Molecular Biology skills in Los Angeles, California is $80,981.
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$62k
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$81k
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MEDIAN $80,981
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Salary
$62k - $110k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$53k - $96k

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Job Description for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Research Scientist, Biotechnology Tasks
  • Focus on areas that affect vital processes such as growth and aging.
  • Research or study chemical composition and processes of living organisms.
  • Determine chemical actions and effects on organisms such as the action of foods, drugs, or other substances on body functions and tissues.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Skills in Product Development, Protein Purification and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Biotechnology.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,000 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,424 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (24.6% more) and Cambridge, Massachusetts (19.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rockville, Maryland (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
46.7%
Mid Career
53.3%

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